So many ways to cheer for beer
It's Medford Beer Week and local breweries and Medford-area watering holes are opening up their doors and their taps for a variety of special events. Here are just a few — for the full list, go to medfordbeerweek.com (note: some events require reservations).
Friday, June 3:
Opposition Brewing: “All Jacked Up” IPA release and block party with Wild Ride Brewing, 4–9 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Walkabout’s Jive Coulis Jam, 5:30–8 p.m.
Centennial Golf Club: Medford Beer Week Golf Tournament: 5 p.m.
R&D's: Mac and Jack’s Mayhem African amber special, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Wild River Pizza: Food and Beer Pairings, 5–11 p.m.
RoxyAnn Winery: Summer Twilight Music Series with the Growler King, 6:30-9 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: “Grab a Can” with Hop Valley Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
The Growler King at Quality Market: Meet the brewer with Rusty Bucket Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Tap takeover and growler sale with Ballast Point Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
Wiley’s Trattoria: Portal Brewing Tap Takeover, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 4
RoxyAnn Winery: Brews, Bluegrass and BBQ, 12-8 p.m.
Rogue Growler: Ninkasi Brewing tap takeover, 3:30-7 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Kegs and Eggs with Buttercloud Bakery and Café and Oakshire Brewing, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
The Growler King at Quality Market: Brunch and Brews, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
BricktownE Brewing: Seasonal beer release, 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Taste of Jacksonville with Hop Valley, 12–4 p.m.
Opposition Brewing Co.: Char and Chug, 12–9 p.m.
The Growler King at Fair City Market: Boneyard Brewing tap takeover, 3-8 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Third Annual One-Armed Triathlon, 3-8 p.m.
Portal Brewing: International cheese and beer pairing, 4 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Meet the brewer with De Garde Brewing, 5-8 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Keep it Rolling with Caldera Brewing, 5-8 p.m.
Wild River Pizza: Food and beer pairings, 5-11 p.m.
Lark’s Restaurant at Inn at the Commons: Four-course farm dinner with Oregon craft beers, 6-8 p.m.
The Collier Center for the Performing Arts at the Craterian Theater: Movie night with beer sampling, 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, June 5
BricktownE Brewing: Second annual beer pong tournament, 4-8 p.m.
Biologic Brewing Supply: Second annual Home Brews and Blues, 1-5 p.m.
The Schoolhaus Brewhaus: Fifth annual kickball tournament with Deschutes Brewing, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
The Rogue Growler: Mill City Brew Werks tap takeover, 1-4 p.m.
Beerworks Medford and Beerworks Jacksonville: Special release Sunday, 2 p.m.
Opposition Brewing: Ring the Bull tournament, 4-6 p.m.
Portal Brewing: Zak’s Razberry Lambic release party, 4 p.m.
Monday, June 6
Portal Brewing: Beer label competition, 4 p.m.
Porters: Ninkasi Brewing night, 5-7 p.m.
Opposition Brewing: Ladies Night, 5-9 p.m.
The Growler King at Quality Market: Tropical Slam with Ballast Point Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
Centennial Golf Club Monday Night BBQ, with music and Hop Valley Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Trivia Night, 6-8 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Sour Monday/Bitter Monday, with 10 Barrel Brewing, 6-9 p.m.
BricktownE Brewing: Geeks Who Drink Trivia Night, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, June 7
Growler King at Fair City Market: IPAs! 4-9 p.m.
Wild River Pizza: Pint for a Cause, 10:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
The Rogue Growler: Ladies Night & 2 Towns Ciderhouse tap takeover, 4-7 p.m.
Portal Brewing: Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing, 4 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Walkabout Brewing Night, Support Local, 4-7 p.m.
Porters: Caldera Brewing Night, 5-7 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Small Batch Tuesday with Sunriver Brewing, 5-8 p.m.
BricktownE Brewing: Hops Painting Class, 6-8 p.m.
The Collier Center for the Performing Arts at the Craterian Theater: Paint and Pints with Pelican Brewery, 6-8:30 p.m.
The Bo Club: Dunkin’ Dinos with Ninkasi Brewing and Black Market Comedy, 6-9 p.m.
Wednesday, June 8
Buffalo Wild Wings: Sam Adams Rebel IPA Challenge/Pairing, 4-7 p.m.
Wild River Pizza: Double Eagle Imperial Stout Float Day, 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Workers Wednesday (pint discounts for wearing work shirt or nametag), 3-8 p.m.
Portal Brewing: Drunken spelling/vocabulary competition, 4 p.m.
The Rogue Growler: Klamath Basin Brewing tap takeover, 4-8 p.m.
Beerworks Medford, BricktownE Brewing and Portal Brewing: Heart of Darkness Dark Ale Trail, 5-10 p.m.
Porters: Hop Valley Brewing Night, 5-7 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Mill City Brewing, 5 p.m.
Schoolhaus Brewhaus: Pinewood Derby Race benefit with Lagunitas Brewing, 6 p.m.
The Growler King at Quality Market: Beer 101, 6-8 p.m.
Opposition Brewing & Downtown Market: Beer Dinner, 6-8 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Beer and cheese pairing with Rogue Creamery, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday, June 9
The Rogue Growler: Stone Brewing tap takeover, 4-8 p.m.
Opposition Brewing: Ashfall Amber release party with Cerakote, 4-9 p.m.
Porters: Wild Ride Brewing night, 5-7 p.m.
The Growler King at Fair City Market: Sunriver Brewing tap takeover, 5-9 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Beer and food pairing with Lost Coast Brewing, 6-9 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Laurelwood luau and Hawaiian shirt contest with Sunrise Café and Laurelwood Brewing, 6-9 p.m.
The Bo Club: Fresh Squeezed BBQ, music and kegger with Deschutes Brewing, 6 p.m.-late
Schoolhaus Brewhaus: Movies in the Biergarden with Worthy Brewing, 8 p.m.
Friday, June 10
Growler King at Quality Market: Block Party, 4-9 p.m.
Beerworks Jacksonville: Hopservatory collaboration release with Ecliptic Brewing and Worthy Brewing, 5-9 p.m.
Schoolhaus Brewhaus: Star Wars Laser Tag benefiting ACCESS — Cooking Matters with Hop Valley Brewing, 6-10 p.m.
Downtown Medford Alley: fourth annual Ninkasi Total Domination dodgeball tournament, 6 p.m.
Dart Throw Tournament Opposition Brewing: 5-8 p.m.
Mr. Smith’s: Lost Coast Brewing, 6-8 p.m.
Beerworks Medford: Lego Fire Walking with Firestone Walker Brewing, 6-9 p.m.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Pyramid/Portland Brewing tap takeover, 6-9 p.m.
BricktownE Brewing: Music with Jon Galfano, 6-9 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Black Market Comedy Night, 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 11
Bartlett Street and Middleford Alley in downtown Medford: Southern Oregon Craft Brew Festival, 12-8 p.m.
Wild River Pizza: Beer Lovers Appreciation, 10:30 a.m.–11 p.m.
BricktownE Brewing: T-shirt day, 11:30 a.m.–10 p.m.
The Rogue Growler: Meet the Brewer with Mazama Brewing, 2-6 p.m.
Walkabout Brewing: Selfie Saturday, 2-8 p.m.
Beerworks Medford, Growler King and Rogue Growler: The “Beermuda Triangle” Growler Challenge.